Approved the calendar and format of the WTCC 2016


the World Council of The Motor has been given the green light to the changes
. In this way, the World of Cars will have a calendar of 12
tests in the season 2016, have already been confirmed 11. The appointment
inaugural championship held on the weekend of April 3 is up for grabs, although all
does indicate that finally there will the inclusion of the championship in Sochi
to the detriment of the Moscow Raceway. For its part, the weekends of competition
also mutarĂ¡n with the creation of the test MAC3 and investment in the
order of the races.

As it was expected, the format of the WTCC will change completely.
The series will split in two races, but there will be a change
structural in the same. In this way, the first race of the weekend
will be made with a grilled inverted from the results
of the classification, while the second sleeve will be the main race of
each event
. In this case the grill is formed from the results
exact of Q2 and Q3. It has not been stated if there will be an increase of your
duration, although it is very likely.

The other big change is the arrival of the format MAC3, a
lucky team time-trial which takes place after the session
classification of the sabbath in a format in the
that different manufacturers will fight in the training of three pilots. This new
project of Eurosport Events has received the OK of the World Council of the FIA
under two premises very conretas, the delivery of a set of tires
the participants in this extra session and the designation of each manufacturer of three cars, not necessarily tied to factory riders.


with Respect to the calendar, a few surprises. The WTCC bet
the continuity and the season 2016 will be comprised of 12 tests. In fact, the
margin income of Sochi for Moscow, the most important changes passed by the
movement of dates that they have received two tests of the championship. This
form, the test at Termas de Rio Hondo (Argentina) is moved from the month of march to
, going to be one of the first events of the championship to fall
as a first test of the tour transoceanic. For his part, Slovakiaring is brought forward from June to April.

Calendar of the World Touring car (WTCC) 2016

Date Circuit Country
03 April 2016 TBA TBA
17 April 2016 Paul Ricard France
24 April 2016 Slovakiaring Slovakia
08 may 2016 Marrakech Morocco
29 may 2016 Nordschleife Germany
12 June 2016 Vila Real Portugal
07 August 2016 Termas de Rio Hondo Argentina
04 September 2016 Motegi Japan
25 September 2016 Shanghai China
06 November 2016 Buriram Thailand
25 November 2016 Losail Qatar